UF HOBI

Improving care, promoting wellness, reducing disparities​ and driving innovation.

HOBI RESEARCH

real-world research

Insightful. Implementable. Impactful.

At HOBI, we’re changing the face and the pace of health research. Our patient populations reflect the diversity of the real world. Our health interventions consider the needs of patients and providers. Our data-driven research speeds scientific discoveries.

Dominick Lemas, Ph.D., and Lindsay Thompson, M.D., M.S., work together in the Breastfeeding and Early Childhood Development (BEACH) clinic.

hobi ACADEMIC PROGRAMS

ACADEMIC PROGRAMS

Certificate

Go above your professional training with a graduate certificate in implementation science or biomedical informatics.

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ACADEMIC PROGRAMS

Masters

Learn how to conduct health outcomes assessments and clinical effectiveness research in a range of biomedical, clinical and community-based research settings.

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ACADEMIC PROGRAMS

Ph.D.

Become an expert at evaluating health interventions, treatments, prevention practices and policies to determine what works on a large-scale level and why.

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Michelle Cardel, PHD, RD

The Game-Changer

Michelle Cardel is developing a new playbook for the estimated 9 million U.S. teens who struggle with obesity, one that offers a variety of options for teens and their families, along with a team of professionals to provide support.

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